Samsung’s Galaxy S II becomes company’s quickest selling phone

Samsung sold three million of its original Galaxy S phone in 85 days. A few months later, a full ten million had been moved. Now, it looks as if the superphone’s proper successor may put that latter statistic to shame.

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Pakistan stops onion exports to India to cool domestic prices

Authorities in Pakistan today stopped 300 trucks of onions bound for India at the Wagah land border, saying exports had to be curbed to control rising prices within the country.

The government of Punjab, the country’s most populous province, stopped the exports this morning. A government spokesman said a ban on onion exports has been . . . → Read More: Pakistan stops onion exports to India to cool domestic prices

Pakistan’s film industry and cinema culture

The death of Pakistani cinema

A curled moustache, a devious smile followed by booming evil laughter and the villain of a Pakistani film has captured the heroine. With her pleas for help, often followed by distressed movements to escape, the hero may enter the scene. A fight scene ensues, along withdhsoom sounds and long periods . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s film industry and cinema culture